Sensory-ICT Team

This is a team designed to support the education and inclusion of children and young people with sensory and ICT needs from birth to 19

What does the Sensory Team do?

Where is the Sensory Team located and what area does it cover?

Who does the Sensory Team provide for?

How can I start using the Sensory Team?

Who can I contact for further information?

 

What does the Sensory Team do?

This team supports the education and inclusion of children and young people with sensory (hearing, vision and multi-sensory impairments) and ICT needs from birth to 19. 
The team consists of:

  • experienced teachers who have a specialist qualification (Teacher of the Deaf , Qualified Teacher for Visual Impairment) in hearing impairment, visual impairment, multi-sensory impairment
  • we also have our own Hearing Impairment Technician, Specialist Teacher for ICT, a Habilitation Officer and a specialist Braille teaching assistant.

The team offer:

  • Parents information, advice and support for a child with sensory and ICT needs.
  • Support children and young people Sensory / ICT needs to access their educational environment and the curriculum to fulfil their potential. 
  • Training and advice to schools and pre-school settings. 
  • Advice on use and management and specialist equipment that may be needed to access environment and learning. 
  • Monitor children and young people's progress and attainment. 
  • Support from a Habilitation Officer to support children and young people and their families with mobility training and daily living skills. 
  • Information and support when children transfer to adult teams.

We work closely with families of children and young people with sensory impairment and/or ICT needs, staff in schools and pre-school settings and other professionals, e.g. audiologists, speech therapists, children with disabilities team, optometrists and health visitors. 

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Where is the Sensory Team located and what area does it cover?

Contact can be made to:  st Paul's School, Sensory-ICT Team, Phoenix Drive, Leadenhall MK6 5EN.

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Who does the Sensory Team provide for?

We deal with sensory impairment in the home, early years, school and post-16 age ranges.

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How can I start using the Sensory Team?

There is no self-referral, but we accept referrals from professionals in health, schools and pre-school settings.

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Who can I contact for further information?

Contact: Uday Thakrar 

Tel: 01908 669735 ext. 147
Address: Sensory Team, c/o St Paul's Catholic School, Phoenix Drive, Leadenhall, Milton Keynes MK6 5EN

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Last Updated: 1 October 2018